The Heart and Electrocardiogram of an Alligator
The phylogenetic evolution of the cardiovascular system of animals and man has been a subject of continued interest. The reported study of the cardiovascular system and electrocardiogram of the alligator bears on this subject. The author has cogently remarked that this journal, which has reported similar studies in the beluga whale, should be the vehicle of his report.—Ed.
- © 1956 American Heart Association, Inc.